Brent Shaub has been creating, renovating and administering databases since 1998. He's worked on nearly two dozen professional systems, most incorporating web front-ends, iterating many times over the SDLC. After 14 years in the corporate world working for Foster Wheeler, Design Strategy and Research Pharmaceutical Services, Brent has created his own company, Buoyant Creations LLC, to provide health education.
Brent's role as technical lead on his company's flagship site Library of Learning, is to create the first web-based, database-driven Feldenkrais search tool, complete with recordings. The global endeavor will use insights from 30 senior practitioners and serve over 2,000 practitioners and their students. Brent has worked with the Australian Feldenkrais Guild on their website and teaches Feldenkrais classes.
SQL Server Interests
Open to alternative viewpoints, Brent encourages constructive debate in his articles on MSSQLTips.com. Impressed with the elegance of clear design, Brent digs into structural relationships. He's a whiz at redesigning existing schemas and creating systems from ideas. Through fine-tuning logical differences organizing data, Brent aims to minimize the ripple-effect of changes from table to front-end. "Behind a good system is a good schema."
- Using bit columns with NULLs when three options exist in SQL Server (last update: 12/7/2011)
- Creative Uses for Extended Properties in SQL Server (last update: 7/11/2011)
- Optimal Storage of IP addresses in a SQL Server database (last update: 11/28/2011)
- SQL Server Database Design with a One To One Relationship (last update: 5/16/2011)
- Script to move all objects to a new schema for SQL Server (last update: 9/2/2011)
- SQL Server stored procedure to generate random passwords (last update: 11/14/2011)
- Insulating SQL Server Tables in Views (last update: 7/18/2011)
- Two options to store user friendly column names in SQL Server (last update: 6/29/2011)